Monnaie de Paris 2015 French Excellence Marie-Antoinette & Sèrves Porcelain 10€ silver coin

2015 French Excellence Marie-Antoinette & Sèrves Porcelain 10€ silver coin
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This series of French Excellence Marie Antoinette & Sèrves Porcelain coins are produced by Monnaie de Paris, France’s oldest continuously operating minting institution, founded in 864. This silver coin has a nominal value of 10€, however they are traded at a much higher price on the bullion coin market due to the state-of-the-art know-how of the Monnaie de Paris craftsmen who are able to expertly and creatively engrave precious metals.

This 2015 French Excellence Marie-Antoinette & Sèrves Porcelain 10€ silver coin bears a modern yet historically inspired design, with an impressive fineness of 900 and a unique look. In 2015 Monnaie de Paris collaborated with Sèvres porcelain manufacturer founded in 1740 under the reign of Louis XV to celebrating its 275th anniversary in 2015. The obverse of this coin depicts a portrait of Marie Antoinette on a ceramic insert set within a silver coin with baroque style engraving and the yeardate, and the reverse displays equally ornate decoration with the RF mention and face value. Every piece of Sèvres porcelain embodies the finest of French craftsmanship, combining two prestigious French houses to create a unique collection.

  
Weight (g)   16.7
Pure silver content (g) 15.03
Fineness900
Dimensions (mm)

37

 

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